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This Philly Runner Wants to Change the Conversation Around Eating Disorders

Philadelphia-area native Anna Chiodo Ortiz is happy to talk about her battle with eating disorders. She’s transparent with her followers on Instagram — where she gives […]

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The Worst Nutrition “Advice” Real Nutritionists Have Seen on Instagram

When it comes to healthy eating, everyone has an opinion on what’s good, what’s bad, what’ll make you gain weight, and what’ll make you lose […]

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How Getting Realistic About Portion Sizes Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com.  Who: Meagan Kane, 28, a communications specialist […]

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The Healthiest (and Worst!) Things to Eat at HipCityVeg

We’ve never been very good at hiding our love of HipCityVeg. I mean, it’s burgers and fries — but like, a little healthier because everything […]

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Philadelphia Has a Brussels Sprouts Fan Club. Seriously.

Look, we here at Be Well Philly are pretty passionate about our vegetables. It’s kind of our job. But as much as we love Brussels sprouts (especially […]

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FYI, Your Nutritionist Hates That “Healthy” Juice You’re Drinking

The juicing trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. No one bats an eye when a new cold-pressed juice bar pops up on their block, and […]

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3 Changes to Make to Your Diet While Training for the Broad Street Run

It’s that time of year again: Time to train for the Broad Street Run. Hopefully by this time, you’ve started running — or at least, like, […]

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What’s the Best Healthy Bread You Can Find at the Grocery Store?

To put it bluntly, the grocery store bread aisle is a hot mess. There’s eight bajillion varieties — whole grain, multi grain, whole wheat, ancient […]

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A Philadelphia Marathoner Designed This Vegan Energy Bar Just for Runners

Bob Mitchell wasn’t always obsessed with running. He wasn’t a serious runner in high school or college, and he didn’t lace up for his first marathon until […]

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The Healthiest and Worst Things to Eat at Au Bon Pain

Given that Au Bon Pain has several locations scattered around Philly’s downtown area, it’s a obvious go-to for a quick breakfast or lunch. However, the […]

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I Quit Fad Dieting and Lost 50 Pounds in 11 Months

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Dawn Fretz, 39, registered nurse from […]

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How Many Calories Are in a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake?

‘Tis the season for those minty (and, yes, I’ll admit it, yummy) milkshakes from Mickey D’s. When I was a kid, this was a particularly […]

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5 Protein Bars Philly Health Pros Actually Eat

When it comes to protein bars, there are straight up too many options. Their packaging is all covered in screaming numbers  — 20 grams of protein! […]

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I Pay $50 a Month to Meet With a Nutritionist. Here’s What My Diet Looks Like.

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to live a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat […]

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Panera Bread Just Recalled All of Its Cream Cheese

In the case of Panera bagels, the cream cheese really maketh the breakfast. Sure, their bagels are fine, but their fluffy, smooth spreads are really […]